If you enjoy reading, here are a few interesting books and articles for you to try.
- Collective Action for Social Change: An Introduction to Community Organizing (Palgrave Macmillan 2011) by Aaron Schutz and Marie G. Sandy
- Transforming the City: Community Organizing & the Challenge of Political Change (University Press of Kansas 2007) by Marion Orr, ed.
- Community Organizing for Urban School Reform (with a whole chapter on Ysleta Elementary School when Dolores de Avila was principal) (Austin: University of Texas Press 1997) by Dennis Shirley
- Democracy Owners' Manual: A Practical Guide to Changing the World (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press 2002) by Jim Shultz
- Research Methods for Community Change: A Project-Based Approach (Sage Publishing 2005) by Randy Stoecker
- Dry Bones Rattling: Community Building to Revitalize American Democracy (Princeton University Press 2001) by Mark Warren
- Blessed Are The History Makers by Walter Brueggemann
- Planners vs. Searchers by William Easterly
- Toward a Democratic Culture by Ernesto Cortes